Mothers & Children in Paris

Paris is a playground for children, and apart from the obvious attractions that Paris has to offer there are several groups that exist that can help to make living in Paris as fun for children as it is for adults.

BRITISH GUIDES IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES (B.G.I.F.C.)
Contact: Mrs Glenda Banyard, District Commissioner
Tel: 01 39 76 30 67

SCOUTS
Contact: Geoffrey Auckland
Tel: 03 44 21 26 95
Fax: 03 44 21 24 20

MESSAGE
Mother Support Group
Information, activities & support for English-speaking parents & children in the Paris area.
tel : 01 58 60 00 53
(9am to 4pm, weekdays)
info@messageparis.org
www.messageparis.org

The Junior Service League
Volunteer organization specialzed in health and children’s services
34 av de New York
75016 Paris
Tel: 01 40 20 00 03

Cente d’Information et de Documentataion pour la Jeunesse
101 quai Branley
75015 Paris
Tel: 01 44 49 12 00
Info on sports and activities

Childcare

International Nannies   01 47 05 41 33
Cecile Martin www.cecile-martin.com 01 55 65 13 00
Soames Paris Nannies   01 47 30 44 04
Napp www.napp-nurseaupair.com 01 45 00 33 88

 

Baby sitting
Ababa
8 avenue du Maine
75015 PARIS
Tel : 01.45.49..46.46
Baby-sitting Service
18 rue Tronchet
75008 PARIS
Tel : 01.46.37.51.24
Kid Service
17 rue Molière
75001 PARIS
Tel : 01.42.61.90.00


A French manufacturer of furniture for children
stores all around the world. www.vibel.com

 

Emergencies for children
All the emergency wards in Paris accept children, but it is recommended that you go directly to one of the four l'Assistance publique - Hôpitaux de Paris AP-HP hospitals specializing in children:

Hôpital Armand Trousseau
75012 Paris
Hôpital Necker
75015 Paris
Hôpital Robert Debré
75019 Paris
Hôpital Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
75014 Paris

In case of poisoning
(Centre anti-poisons)
Telephone assistance in French 24h/24h
01 40 05 48 48

The Frenard Widal anti-poison centre
200, rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis
75475 Paris cedex 10
Tel: 01 40 37 04 04

Childrens Burn centre

Hôpital Trousseau
75012 Paris
Tel: 01 44 73 74 75

Suburbs Hospitals
The following Adult hospitals in the suburbs have paediatrician wards/ child surgery or accept children in their emergency wards

Hôpital Ambroise Paré
Boulogne
01 49 09 57 00
Hôpital Antoine Béclère
Clamart
01 45 37 44 44
Hôpital Bicêtre
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre
01 45 21 21 21
Hôpital Jean Verdier
Bondy
01 48 02 64 55
Hôpital Louis Mourier
Colombes
01 47 60 61 60
 

If you child needs to be hospitalised, the following site gives you helpful advice www.sparadrap.org

If you are unable to leave your child to go to the pharmacy, there is a company that delivers (it is more expensive then going yourself but delivers are made within 2 hours)

Pharma Plus Express
Tel: 08 25 80 29 48